Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Joe and Lena on the water

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on April 15, 2010

Joe Louis and Lena Horne canoeing on Greenwood Lake, New Jersey, September 15, 1941.
Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.

Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.

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The Boxer, from above and below

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on February 4, 2010

A wooden sculpture “The Boxer Wild Cat”,┬áby Leslie Garland Bolling, ca. 1930.

Le champion du monde

Posted in Beinecke Library by beineckepoetry on August 25, 2008

Cover image: Leon See, Le champion du monde Jack Johnson,

Paris : Imp. Paul Dupont, [1910?]